Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Poisonous; pernicious.

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  • adjective Poisonous; venomous
  • adjective Pernicious

Etymologies

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From Middle English attri, from Old English ǣttriġ, ǣtriġ ("poisonous"), equivalent to atter (“poison”) +‎ -y. Cognate with Dutch etterig ("purulent"), German eiterig ("purulent, festering"), Swedish ettrig ("poisonous").

Examples

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  • Our only concern is the oversize 12.2 megapixel sensor and low attery life.

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  • Our only concern is the oversize 12.2 megapixel sensor and low attery life.

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  • Increse attery lifew by 30\% because phone recives less signal from network. phone will automatically restart

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  • Antipattern: The World Is Flat Why the bad solution looks attractive • In a fl at world, solutions should be universally applicable • Imitation is the cheapest form of fl attery Why it turns out to be bad • Localities and companies have unique cultures • Online ecosystems mimic natural ones: "Two different populations can not occupy the same niche at the same time" What positive patterns are applicable instead • The joke, the circus and the soap opera • Think about survival strategies: competition, predation, cooperation, and symbiosis.

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  • Antipattern: The World Is Flat Why the bad solution looks attractive • In a fl at world, solutions should be universally applicable • Imitation is the cheapest form of fl attery Why it turns out to be bad • Localities and companies have unique cultures • Online ecosystems mimic natural ones: "Two different populations can not occupy the same niche at the same time" What positive patterns are applicable instead • The joke, the circus and the soap opera • Think about survival strategies: competition, predation, cooperation, and symbiosis.

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